Chicago police officer suffers non-life threatening injuries in shooting; suspect dead

July 22, 2016

A Chicago police officer who was wounded in a shooting was expected to survive his injuries, officials said Thursday night.

The officer was working in an affluent area on the city’s South Side when he got into an exchange of gunfire with a man he stopped for suspicion of drinking. The suspect was killed in the shooting.

The unidentified officer was shot in the leg.

According to fire officials, the officer was transferred to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment. The shooting took place at around 8:15 p.m.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said officers arrived at Battle of Fort Dearborn Park after receiving a call about a man drinking. Officers arrived and found the man on his cell phone.

No comments yet - you can be the first!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Keep the Fake News Media in check.

Don’t let the MSM censor your news as America becomes Great Again. Over 500,000 Americans receive our daily dose of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness along with Breaking News direct to their inbox—and you can too. Sign up to receive news and views from The 1776Coalition!

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.